The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 8 - 15
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Python 18 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 15.52% - 7.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.73% - 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 6
Average daily rate
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£450 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 - £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.75 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -12.90%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Programming Languages Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
55 34 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 47.41% 57.63% 43.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 19 13
Average daily rate £425 £294 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.68% -23.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £200 £372
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £363 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% -17.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Python across the Cheltenham region.

Python Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Python
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Python.

1 19 (86.36%) Perl
1 19 (86.36%) OO
2 18 (81.82%) Release Management
3 16 (72.73%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (72.73%) DV Cleared
3 16 (72.73%) Security Cleared
3 16 (72.73%) Java
4 15 (68.18%) ClearCase
4 15 (68.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (68.18%) Subversion
5 13 (59.09%) JavaScript
6 12 (54.55%) Ant
6 12 (54.55%) Maven
6 12 (54.55%) Apache Ivy
7 10 (45.45%) C++
7 10 (45.45%) UNIX
8 9 (40.91%) PHP
8 9 (40.91%) Bash Shell
8 9 (40.91%) Lua
9 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
9 6 (27.27%) Unit Testing
9 6 (27.27%) Ruby
9 6 (27.27%) Spring
9 6 (27.27%) Sun
9 6 (27.27%) Sun Certification
10 4 (18.18%) PL/SQL
10 4 (18.18%) SQL
10 4 (18.18%) Linux
11 3 (13.64%) Eclipse

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Python. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Hadoop
1 3 (13.64%) Big Data
1 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (68.18%) ClearCase
1 15 (68.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 15 (68.18%) Subversion
2 12 (54.55%) Ant
2 12 (54.55%) Maven
2 12 (54.55%) Apache Ivy
3 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
4 3 (13.64%) Eclipse
4 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.55%) LoadRunner
5 1 (4.55%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (86.36%) Developer
2 13 (59.09%) Java Developer
3 5 (22.73%) C++ Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Support Technician
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Python Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) Spring
2 3 (13.64%) Struts
2 3 (13.64%) J2EE
2 3 (13.64%) Hibernate
2 3 (13.64%) jQuery
2 3 (13.64%) Apache Camel
3 2 (9.09%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) UNIX
2 4 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) OO
2 18 (81.82%) Release Management
3 16 (72.73%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (27.27%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.55%) Functional Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Test Management
6 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (86.36%) Perl
2 16 (72.73%) Java
3 13 (59.09%) JavaScript
4 10 (45.45%) C++
5 9 (40.91%) PHP
5 9 (40.91%) Bash Shell
5 9 (40.91%) Lua
6 6 (27.27%) Ruby
7 4 (18.18%) PL/SQL
7 4 (18.18%) SQL
8 1 (4.55%) VB
8 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
8 1 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (72.73%) DV Cleared
1 16 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 6 (27.27%) Sun Certification
3 1 (4.55%) ISEB
3 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Sun
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